There is increasing evidence that the main cause of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic diseases is our poor diet and lifestyle choices. The sooner in life that we adopt a health promoting diet and lifestyle, the less likely it is that we will develop one of these diseases later in life. Also, many of these diseases can be treated and often reversed using the same health promoting diet and lifestyle. There’s so much evidence now that the best health promoting and disease prevention diet is a whole food plant-based diet (with minimal added salt, oil, and sugar), coupled with regular cardiovascular exercise, appropriate sunshine exposure, and adequate good quality sleep. Read more . . .
On a whole food plant-based diet/lifestyle there’s no counting calories, no portion restriction (eat as much as you want), and there’s no yo-yo dieting effect where you restrict and then binge and then repeat while watching your weight rise and fall accordingly. On a whole food plant-based diet, your body reaches a trim and healthy weight that suits its environment and is able to maintain that weight regardless of the quantity of food that you eat. Read more . . .
It seems to me that all chronic diseases have a common cause which develops over many years, starting in our childhood or perhaps even before we were born, and this chronic cause is primarily brought about by the choice of foods and drinks that we put into our mouths i.e. the Standard UK (SUK) diet. Read more . . .
A whole food plant-based diet is an anti-inflammatory diet, a healing diet and a chronic disease prevention diet. If you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or another chronic inflammatory disease, I would urge you to study the whole food plant-based diet (with minimal added salt, oil and sugar) online and consider adopting it for a period of time (at least one month) to see if your symptoms calm down and your blood work returns towards normal. I’ll place links below to what I consider to be the best resources to get you started. Read more . . .